Where God Calls Us, Going Beyond

We are living in a time of great opportunity for our church. Both past and current members of Zion Lutheran Church have responded and answered that call many times; now, we have a new opportunity to grow in new ways. We are moving forward with the mission Where God Calls Us, Going Beyond in our faith journey. We have set some new ministry initiatives and are excited to see where God calls us.

INITIATIVE #1: investing in young adult ministries

Plans for 2020 increased gifts and offering will be used to do the following

  • To grow a new ministry for our young adults by providing events and service projects that appeal to ages 18-20
  • Actively engaging young adults in their faith journey with several gatherings to engage and educate.

Cost of Initiative $5,000

INITIATIVE #2: Improving Technology

Plans for 2020 increased gifts and offering will be used to do the following:

  • Continue to enhance worship streaming and digital engagement for our shut-in members, out of state members, and all who wish to worship with us online
  • Utilize Share Faith website with enhanced powerpoint and live streaming with better graphics and audio capabilities
  • Increasing our security for our members with updated camera system and additional training for staff

Cost of Initiative $16,000


INITIATIVE #3: oUTDOOR WORSHIP SPACE & NATURAL PLAYSCAPE

Plans for 2020 increased gifts and offering will be used to do the following:

  • Continue to be good stewards of God's creation by creating an outdoor space for the children and families of Zion, Children's Garden Preschool, and the Minot community.
  • Playscape elements will include sensory features, climbing features, balancing features, musical and art elements
  • Create an area to be used for outdoor worship and gatherings such as: potlucks, day camp, special events, block parties and more

Cost of Initiative $20,000